On 1/24/06, Charles O Nutter <headius / gmail.com> wrote:
> We on the JRuby project have reached the point where rubygems runs up
> to where it would need Zlib to work. Since we obviously don't have the
> native C zlib impl in JRuby, we don't have Zlib available yet. Does
> anyone know of a pure Ruby impl of Zlib and related classes? Even if
> it's bloody slow, it would give us somewhere to start.

For a quick start, the "Zlib" implementation at java.util.zip package
cannot be encapsulated so that it can be replaced later by a Ruby
port? I don't know if I am talking nonsense because I don't know how
much of Java SDK JRuby takes for granted.

Regards,
Adriano.